08/4/2015 - WVC FOR VOLLEYBALL ENGLAND CLUB OF THE YEAR 2015!
Wombourne VC have been nominated and shortlisted in the final 3 for the Volleyball England Club of the Year Award. This nomination is in recognition of the transformation that has taken place at the club over the last two seasons, with the clubs membership growing to over 40, regular trainers to over 70 and the clubs work with Dudley College to bring youngsters to the game.
The annual awards ceremony will take place at the National Volleyball Centre in Kettering on Saturday 25th April with a number of other awards also presented. Good luck to other clubs that are also nominated for the Club of the Year Awards and the nominees for the other awards presented on the night.
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28/03/2015 - SUMMER TOURNAMENTS!
Wombourne VC will again by embarking on a summer tour, playing various outdoor tournaments both locally and further afield. So far this year there are 3 confirmed tournament dates although further tournaments may be added to the schedule.
-Saturday 4th July - Sandwell Volleyball Tournament
-Saturday/Sunday 11th & 12th July - C&C Volleyball Tournament, Tamworth
-Saturday/Sunday 18th & 19th July - Bristol (Bath) Whitefield Volleyball Tournament
With the teams for the Bristol tournament already booked members need to ensure that their camping and parking places are booked ASAP to avoid disappointment. Further announcements will be made shortly about entry to the Sandwell tournament.
10/2/2015 - GET INSPIRED WITH WVC!
As part of our effort to introduce new people to volleyball and encourage existing players that have been away from the game for a while, WVC have signed up to be part of the BBC 'Get Inspired' campaign. The campaign aims to increase participation in grassroots sport and will run up until the 2016 games in Rio. WVC are proud to be part of this campaign and to be raising the profile of volleyball, whilst encouraging individuals to take part.
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29/1/2015 - Vote for WVC in Volleyball England Club of the Year!
WVC have had another remarkable year with the club
growing by another 2 teams and now providing volleyball for between 70-80
members and non-members per week. The club have also seen 10 grade 4R
referees and 7 level 2 coaches qualify over the last 12 months on courses
hosted by the club. Links with Dudley College and other local schools have been
strengthened. WVC also teamed up with another local club to enter a team into
the NVL Cup, Wombourne's first experience of National League competition. The
growth of the club has also been highlighted as exceptional in the recent
edition of 3Touch magazine. Acknowledgement of the hard work going on at WVC
would cap off another fantastic year!
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the Volleyball England Club of the Year award.
18/12/2014 - WVC FEATURED IN 3TOUCH VOLLEYBALL MAGAZINE!!
Wombourne Volleyball Club are featured in the December edition of Volleyball England's 3Touch magazine. This article underlines the transformation that the club has gone through since the merger with Coseley Volleyball Club and the start of the 2013-14 season.
Ladies 1 player Paula Jennings contributed to the article with Black Country and Staffordshire Volleyball Relationship Manager Rob Payne adding his comments on the development of the club over the last 12 months. The development of the club was attributed to the dedication of the clubs members and committee, with the importance of the club's links with Dudley College highlighted.
Everyone affiliated with the Wombourne Volleyball Club should be hugely proud of what we have achieved!
16/12/2014 - DATES TO REMEMBER!
Training has now finished for the Christmas break and will resume in January. After its success last year, WVC will again be holding its now annual Christmas tournament! All members and casual members are invited to take part. It might be a little close to Christmas but think of it as one last opportunity to burn off some calories before the festive gorging begins! And remember, fancy dress is optional but not wearing it will be frowned upon!
-Tuesday 23rd December - Christmas Tournament
-Tuesday 6th January - Training resumes
The WVC Committee would like to wish all WVC full, casual members and everyone associated with the club a very merry Christmas and a happy new year!
19/11/2014 - COACHING AND REFEREEING SUCCESSES
Over the last few months members of Wombourne Volleyball Club have undertaken coaching and/or refereeing qualifications. All Wombourne members that attended the Grade 4 Refereeing course were successful and have all now received their refereeing ID cards. The club added a further 17 qualified referees to members that are already in possession of a referring qualification.
As part of the Volleyball England grant received earlier in the year Wombourne had committed to upskilling members to improve the level of coaching available at the club. Over the summer 5 members successfully gained their level 1 coaching certificate and alongside two further members of the club recently successfully achieved level 2 certification. The club now has 1 level 1 and 7 level 2 coaches. Congratulations to all!
20/10/2014 - MATCH REPORTS!
Match reports have been updated for some of the fixtures that have taken place so far this season and will continue to be updated for the remainder of the season.
Prizes are up for grabs at the end of the season for the best match reports and some of the match reports that have been written already are well worth a read!
29/9/2014 - 2014/15 FIXTURES UPDATE
The fixtures for all WVC teams are now available from the Fixtures/Results section of the website.
In a change from last year match reports will be available from the Fixtures/Results section. These will hopefully be updated within 48 hours of a game taking place.
23/9/2014 - CUP DRAW
The draw for the first round of the WMVA Cup has taken place. This year WVC are entering 3 teams into the cup Men's 1 & 2 and Ladies 1. The draw sees two home fixtures with Men's 1 facing an away tie. The full WVC draw:
-Dudley v Wombourne 1 - 14-12-2014
-Wombourne 2 v Telford (Prelim Round) - TBC
-Wombourne Ladies v Tamworth - 23-11-2014
20/9/2014 - REFEREEING COURSES
WVC are hosting two Grade 4 one day refereeing course's this weekend - 27th/28th September.
The club have a number of players taking part and up-skilling as part of the grant money awarded to
the club by Volleyball England, along with members of Dudley College and neighbouring volleyball clubs.
Good luck to all of those that have given up some of their time to ensure a good standard of officiating
across volleyball in the local and surrounding areas.
19/9/2014 - SUCCESSFUL OPEN TRAINING SESSION!
On Tuesday 16th during our normal training time (7-8:30pm for ladies, 8:30-10pm men's) WVC hosted a free open training session, aimed towards introducing new players to the sport of volleyball or reintroducing those that may not have played for a while. The evening was a massive success. On the night WVC provided opportunity for 71 people, including regular and casual members, Dudley College students and new players to take part in sessions coached by some of WVC's level 2 qualified coaches.
WVC will be hosting similar events in the future with the aim of introducing new players to the sport along with continuing its work with Dudley College to enhance the skills of local young players. Thanks to all that attended and to the coaches and members that helped the night to be a massive success!
04/9/2014 - OPEN TRAINING SESSION
On Tuesday 16th September WVC are hosting a completely FREE open training session. Anyone can attend the session, regardless of ability. Whether you are an experienced player looking for a new club, someone that has not played the game for a while or a complete beginner, come along to Evolve at Dudley College, Tower Street, Dudley DY1 1AF.
The club currently has 3 men's and 1 ladies team registered in the West Midlands Volleyball League for the coming season, with further expansion of the ladies squad(s) planned. With this, the club has opportunities for players with experience and several Level 2 qualified coaches that can offer assistance to those that are new to the game.
The session is running from 7pm - 10pm and can be attended for part or all of the time.
If you require any further information please contact us via firstname.lastname@example.org or via our Twitter or Facebook pages.
We look forward to seeing you there!
24/8/2014 - 2014/15 INDOOR TRAINING RESUMES
The summer break will soon be coming to an end and indoor training will be resumed on Tuesday 2nd September. As with last season training will take place at Dudley Evolve, in Dudley town centre. Ladies training 7-8:30pm and Men's training from 8:30-10pm.
The training is open to all abilities, including those that are interested in experiencing a new sport for the first time! All at WVC look forward to seeing you there!